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script to stop SQLcmd.exe

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I need a script that stops SQLcmd.exe.  This program regularly gets "hung" on several of our machines and I am going to run it as a scheduled job.
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The command you want is taskkill, as in
taskkill /im SQLcmd.exe

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This atttempts to kill all processes with image name SQLcmd.exe.
You may also want to use switches /F (force terminate) and / or /T (process tree) - type taskkill/? to get a full list.
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